John Charles Bloswick

June 2, 1939January 23, 2013

John Charles Bloswick of Lansing Went to his heavenly home on January 23, 2013 at the age of 73. John was born June 2, 1939 to John B. and Ruby (Smith) Bloswick on Mackinac Island, Michigan. John served in the United States Navy and was active in the Navy Reserves until he retired with the rank of Commander. After graduating from Michigan Technological University, he was employed by the State of Michigan as an electrical engineer until his retirement. His deep love of boats and the water provided many adventures in his retirement including the establishment of the museum ship U.S.C.G. Maple in Saint Ignace, Michigan. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father, son, and brother. John is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ann (Raymond) Bloswick; mother, Ruby (Smith) Bloswick; daughters, Mary (Thomas Sample) Bloswick and Becky (Jerre) Thompson; grandchildren, Aaron, Ashley, Elijah and Isaiah; brothers, Frank (Alice) Bloswick and Clark Bloswick; and several nephews and a niece. He was preceded in death by his father, John B. Bloswick, and brother Chris Bloswick, Sr. The family will receive friends at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing, MI on Saturday January 26, 2013 from 2-4, and 6-8pm. Funeral services will be held in Saint Ignace on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 1pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Great Lakes Chapter, 310 N. Main, Ste. 100, Chelsea, MI 48818, in his name. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2013

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Leo & Alice

January 29, 2013

Our sincere condolences to you, Becky & Mary and their families. John was a great person and a credit to his profession. We were very fortunate to have had John as a friend. He will truly be missed.

Allecia Lamb

January 26, 2013

I feel blessed to have known you Mr Bloswick. I pray that your family find comfort in the light you shed upon them from Heaven. Peace and love always.

Joe & Chris Jajko

January 26, 2013

We will deeply miss your warm smile and wonderful stories. We were blessed to have had you as a neighbor and friend. Rest in eternal peace. Love and prayers to all your family and friends.

Lisa Sample Rodriguez

January 25, 2013

You will be missed by all who had the joy and pleasure of meeting you. May you watch over us and give us your guidance from above.
Lisa Sample Rodriguez

Mary Bloswick

January 24, 2013

I love you, Daddy. Sleep in peace and joy.